For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
I dream my painting and I paint my dream.
In a conflict between the heart and the brain, follow your heart.
It's not whether you got knocked down; it's whether you get back up.
They deem me mad because I will not sell my days for gold; and I deem them mad because they think my days have a price.
The starting point of all achievement is desire.
My dear friend, clear your mind of cant.
If you can't you must, and if you must you can.
For me, I'm focused on what I want to do. I know what I need to do to be a champion, so I'm working on it.
Ask for what you want and be prepared to get it!
There is no refuge from confession but suicide; and suicide is confession.
I know in my heart that man is good, that what is right will always eventually triumph, and there is purpose and worth to each and every life.
I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us that the less we use our power the greater it will be.
The person who takes no chances generally has to take whatever is left when others are through choosing.
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
Always do what you are afraid to do.
You don't need a weather man to know which way the wind blows
No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.
To attain the impossible, one must attempt the absurd.
If you can accept losing, you can't win.
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.